As of today, it is estimated that over 150 protestors have been arrested by police and members of the state-sponsored Union Solidarity Development Association (USDA).
Site Upgraded to latest version. If any issues please contact us
Amnesty International urges the United Nations Human Rights Council to call on the government of Sri Lanka to address ongoing failures to respect human rights in the context of the armed conflict between government forces, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and other armed groups.
In a letter to Bangladesh's leader, Chief Adviser Dr Fakhruddin Ahmed, Amnesty International called on the authorities to ensure that all violations reported in the context of recent student unrest are thoroughly investigated and those responsible brought to justice.
Amnesty International is appalled at the reports of the execution of 21 people in Iran this morning, bringing the total number of executions recorded by the organization since the start of 2007 to 210.